Land Given to City in Zion Hill District

Nacogdoches, Texas- The City of Nacogdoches Historic Sites Department recently received a very generous land gift from the Nacogdoches County Historical Foundation. This piece of land, a vacant lot located on the corner of North Lanana and Bois d’arc Streets, was purchased from a private owner by the Nacogdoches County … Read More

Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery

Nacogdoches, Texas- On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. and the City of Nacogdoches Historic Sites Department will host the 3rd annual Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery Tour. Oak Grove Cemetery was first established circa 1837, and it was later designated as a Historic Texas … Read More

Caddo Culture Day

El Camino Real Festival 2014_17Alto, Texas- Experience the real life and story of the Caddo Indians on Aprill 11, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. Visit with Caddo Indians and learn about how they lived centuries ago on Caddo Culture Day. Explore the history of this ancient site

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Mount Vernon Is Where the Heart Is

One woman’s journey to save the third oldest African Methodist Episcopal Church in Texas.
By Breezy Lake-Wolfe

Palestine, Texas- Mount Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church, located in Palestine, Texas, was organized as a church and school by freedmen in the early 1870s. The 142 year old church stands in the … Read More

Homestyle Food and History at the Cafe and Creamery

By Dana Goolsby
Cafe & CreameryGrapeland, Texas-
If you like your home-style cooking with a side of history, then you will love the Cafe and Creamery in the Queen City of the Sand Flats. Once a dry goods, grocery and furniture store, today the Cafe and Creamery is serving up groceries, rather … Read More